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[Asia, Mid-east] Hooked on hookah: UAE experts report surge in shisha addicts

A rising number of UAE residents are seeking help after becoming hooked on shisha, an addiction expert has said. Johanna Griffin, a Dubai-based specialist, said there has been a noticeable spike in patients attempting to kick the habit. They had often s
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Nov 19, 2018 19:49


These failures don’t justify a misplaced “crackdown” on e-cigarettes and responsible sellers. They require an aggressive effort to stop the bad actors. Accomplishing that now will require a new FDA policy. And clearly, a new commissioner.
The Daily Caller (blog)
added Nov 19, 2018 14:10

She Couldn’t Quit Smoking. Then She Tried Juul.

Almost all her friends vape now. Sunday mornings at Amy’s cottage — six friends sitting around with mimosas, fresh-baked cinnamon rolls and Juuls. They have group texting chats, sending around Juul memes and news, sharing pictures of the latest accessori
New York Times
added Nov 18, 2018 00:09

[UK] 18/162 Tobacco cessation, control and harm reduction interventions (PHR Programme)

Application dates: 25 October 2018 to 12 March 2019 Applications that span the remit of more than one of the participating programmes (EME, HS&DR, HTA, and PHR) are particularly welcomed. Please submit your application to the programme whose remit most
National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) (NHS, UK)
added Nov 17, 2018 05:23

Open letter to Simon Stevens to ensure that tobacco dependence treatment is provided for every smoker cared for by the NHS, as part of the long term plan

The government’s ambition for a five year improvement in disability free life expectancy by 2035 is one that we can all share,1 but if it is to be achieved the NHS has to ensure that tobacco dependence treatment is provided for every smoker cared for by
British Medical Journal
added Nov 17, 2018 05:16

[UK] Give all smokers tobacco dependence treatment on the NHS, medics say

The NHS should ensure that every smoker it cares for is given "tobacco dependence treatment", a group of medics have said.... The letter was signed by more than 800 other doctors, healthcare professionals and academics.
London Evening Standard (uk)
added Nov 17, 2018 05:14

Vapers May Prompt Smokers to Quit: Study

Cigarette smokers who spent more time with people who used electronic cigarettes were more likely to try quitting smoking. The study included more than 13,000 smokers in England. Of those, nearly 26 percent said they regularly spent time with e-cigarette
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 17, 2018 04:29

Quitting Can Make You a Winner

Quitting is possible: the American Cancer Society’s Great American Smokeout® reminds us that anyone can take the step to try to quit. Here’s some good news about cigarette smoking— there are now more former smokers than current smokers in the United Sta
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Nov 15, 2018 23:52

[UK] Smokers who spend time with e-cigarette users are more likely to try and quit tobacco, new survey shows

Scientists at University College London claim that being around e-cigarette users encourages smokers to try the gadgets themselves. The researchers say the findings should ease concerns about vaping, which has been linked to heart and lung damage.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 15, 2018 14:01
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[Ohio] GCPH encourages smokers to quit

Greene County Public Health is encouraging residents to commit or recommit to healthy, smoke-free lives by participating in the American Cancer Society’s 43rd Great American Smokeout Thursday, Nov. 15.
Fairborn (OH) Daily Herald
added Nov 15, 2018 13:57
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